Bernhard Draz

Country ...................... Germany
City ............................. Berlin
Category .................... Installation, Conceptual Art
Recommended by freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
Period of stay ............ Sep 14

http://bdraz.de
(*1970)
WORK AS CURATOR OR PROJECT MANAGER FOR VISUAL ARTS (selection)
2012
• ‘dOCUMENTA (13)’, Head of Auepark-Houses, May-October 2012

2011
• Technical direction and exhibition design for ‘Reconsidering Roma – Aspects of Roma and Sinti Life in Contemporary Art’, Kunstquartier Bethanien/Studio 1, Berlin, curated by Lith Bahlmann and Matthias Reichelt
• Conception and artistic direction of the exhibition ‘GLOBAL FIGHT CLUB – Aspects of Terror in Contemporary Art’, Meinblau, Berlin (with Matthias Reichelt)

2010
• Technical direction and exhibition design for ‘Jean Toche - The Culture of Fear’, Meinblau, Berlin, curated by Matthias Reichelt

2009
• ‘Mozambique Week’, curator for visual arts, Meinblau, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Mozambique in Berlin

2008
• ‘5th Berliner Kunstsalon’, conception of the exhibition ‘BAZAAR – Zur Strategie des Risikos’

2007
• Conception and artistic direction of the exhibition ‘BAZAAR – Zur Anatomie des Kunstmarkts’

2005
• Concept for the annual programme of Meinblau House of Arts and Ateliers
• Renovation and opening of the Meinblau House of Arts and Ateliers, co-financed by the European Union (EFRE)

2003/04
• Creation of the media forum ‘www.yellowbrick.de’ in cooperation with Agentur ARTkrise, Sofia and Berlin

2003
• Research trips to Sofia and conception of the project, ‘The Yellow Brick Road - Absolute Identities’
• Conception of the project, ‘Divided Cities - Divided Biographies’, art-exchange Jerusalem – Berlin

2002
• ‘Hicetnunc’, Artistic Director of the Berlin section, Villa Manin di Passeriano, Italy
• ‘Fraktale III - Faktor Transzendenz’, Project Director, exhibition located in the shell construction of the Reichstag subway, Berlin

2001
• ‘Fraktale II’, Project Director, Pfefferberg Buildings 2 + 5, Gärkeller, Meinblau e.V., Berlin
• ‘Figurationen-6 Positionen’, young representational art from Berlin, Artistic Director , Blauer Salon and neue Galerie, Tacheles, Berlin

2000
• ‘Arti Visive 3/L’Occhio in Ascolto’, Biennale Genova, Artistic Director for the Berlin section, Sala delle Grida, Genoa, Italy
• ‘Il Furore dei Novanta’ - 34 young Italian artists, ‘Die blaue Begeisterung’, Artistic Director, Tacheles e.V., Berlin
• ‘Interzone-Recycling the Future’, Co-Artistic Director with Marek Schovanek, Rathauspassagen, Berlin

1999
• ‘nequaqua vacuum’ by Luca Bertolo & Andrea Tondi , Yoshiko Shimada & Ghazal Radpay / “seventeen” by Gregory Coates / Magda von René Wirths and others, Artistic Director, Tacheles e.V., Berlin

1997 – 2007
• Chairman of Meinblau e.V., Berlin

1997
• Founding of Meinblau e.V., House of Arts and Ateliers, Berlin   

FUNDING
2005 – 2007
• Two-year funding of Meinblau e.V. from Pankow cultural office

2003
• Funding the research and conception of the international cultural exchange, ‘The Yellow Brick Road’ from Goethe Institute Sofia

2002
• Funding of Meinblau e.V. for the Project ‘Fraktale III’ from Hauptstadtkulturfonds
• Funding of the project ‘Figurationen’ from the Senate Administration for Science, Research and Culture

2000
• Funding from the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute Berlin

1999
• One-year funding of Meinblau e.V. from Pankow cultural office
• On-going project funding from the Senate Administration for Science, Research and Culture

1998 – 2004
• On-going project funding of Meinblau e.V. from Pankow cultural office   

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2011
• ‘GLOBAL FIGHT CLUB – Aspects of Terror in Contemporary Art’ (Curator and Artist); Catalogue

2010
• ‘Jean Toche - The Culture of Fear’ (Author); Catalogue
• ‘Der Pfefferberg 2000 bis 2009’ (Author); Book

2009
• ‘Sammlung Kartenrecht Baruth’; Catalogue

2008
• ‘5th Berliner Kunstsalon’; Catalogue

2006
• ‘Die Blaue Stunde’; Anne Hölck and Bernhard Draz; Book
• ‘3rd Berliner Kunstsalon’; Catalogue

2005
• ‘2nd Berliner Kunstsalon’; Catalogue

2004
• ‘1st Berliner Kunstsalon’; Catalogue
• ‘Neue Wege-Gesundheitszentrum Blaubeuren’; Brochure

2002
• ‘Fraktale I-III’ ; Catalogue
• ‘Hicetnunc’; Catalogue

2001
• ‘GoDrag!’

2000
• ‘arti visive 3/l’occhio in ascolto’; Catalogue and CD-ROM

1999
• ‘Expressions of Youth’; Brochure
• ‘Künstler sehen Marzahn’; Catalogue 1998-2000
• ‘interfilm - International Short Film Festival Berlin’; Catalogue

1998
• ‘Festival der Geister’; Catalogue

1993-2004
• Numerous articles in international publications (including ‘Kunstforum International’, ‘Contemporary London’, etc.)  

EXHIBITIONS (selection)
2012
• 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, one day happening with Kartenrecht
• artenrechtG reduziert’, WP8 e.V., Düsseldorf  (with Kartenrecht)

2011
• ‘Dc AAA++’, Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin (with Kartenrecht)
• ‘Der Untergang der abendländischen Kultur’, Meinblau, Berlin
• ‘37 Manifestos, How to become collective’, Forum Factory Berlin (with Kartenrecht)
• ‘search and destroy’, Galerie Mikael Andersen (with Kartenrecht)
• ‘GLOBAL FIGHT CLUB – Aspects of Terror in Contemporary Art’, Meinblau, Berlin

2010
Plagiate, Galerie im Regierungsviertel/the forgotten bar project, Berlin (with Kartenrecht)

2009
• ‘Sammlung Kartenrecht Baruth’, Kunst + Kulturverein Alte Schule Baruth, Baruth/Mark, Germany

2008
• ‘BAZAAR – Zur Strategie des Risikos’, 5th Berliner Kunstsalon, Humboldt-Umspannwerk, Berlin

2007
• ‘BAZAAR – Zur Anatomie des Kunstmarkts’, Meinblau House of Arts, Berlin
2006
• ‘3rd Berliner Kunstsalon’, Arena Magazin, Berlin
• ‘Biennale for Photography’, Lodz, Poland

2005
• ‘ansichtssachen’, Galerie Engler, Berlin
• ‘2nd Berliner Kunstsalon’, Arena Magazine, Berlin
• ‘urgent fine arts’, Meinblau reopening, Berlin

2004
• ‘1st Berliner Kunstsalon’, Arena Magazine, Berlin
• ‘After Deconstruction’, Meinblau e.V., Berlin

2003
• ‘Refugien VI’, Meinblau e.V., Berlin

2002
• ‘Fraktale III - Faktor Transzendenz’, Reichstag subway station, Berlin
• ‘Hicetnunc’, Villa Manin di Passariano, Regione Autonoma Friuli-Venezia, Italy
 
2001
• ‚Fraktale II - Mensch baut Mensch’. Exhibition, Pfefferberg, Berlin

2000
• ‘Interzone-Recycling the Future’, interdisciplinary art project, Rathauspassagen, Berlin
• ‘Arti Visive 3/L’Occhio in Ascolto’, Biennale Genova, Sala delle Grida & Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy
• ‘Hedges’, contact:c4, Galerie Pussy Galore, Berlin
• Transart, art festival, Labin, Croatia

1999
• ‘Künstler sehen Marzahn’, Galerie Storkower Bogen, Berlin
• ‘Expressions of Youth’, Rampa, Urbino, Italy

1998
• ‘Grenzgänge’, Meinblau e.V., Berlin
• ‘Light Faces’, outdoor installation, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin
• ‘Zwischenzeiten’, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin

1997
• ‘Spurensuche - Das Ende der zweiten situationistischen Internationale’, outdoor installation, Dunckerstraße, Berlin
• ‘Öffentliche Geheimnisse’, Galerie Imago, Berlin
• Opening, Meinblau e.V., Berlin

1996
• Volksbühne am Prater, Berlin

1995
• ‘Der Mythos vom Antihelden’,Volkstheater, Rostock

1994
• Galerie im Altstadthof, Nürnberg,

ART IN CONSTRUCTION / ART IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS
2010
• ‘Iller-Variationen’, 3 light and glass art ensembles, SZ Dietenheim, Germany

2009
• Artistic design for the ‘Raum der Stille’ (room of tranquillity), Langenau health centre, Germany
• ‘krystallwasser – Riedlandschaften’, image, colour field and text installation, reception office at Langenau health centre, Germany
• ‘südwasser – Die Nau bei Langenau’, colour field and text installation, restaurant at Langenau health centre, Germany

2008/09
• ‘Nereiden und Okeaniden’, glass art installation, therapeutic pool at Langenau health centree, Germany

2008
• ‘Nord–Südwest’, backlit glass art installation, Haus des Landkreises in Ulm, Germany

2007
• ‘Die Blaue Stunde’, artistic concept for Blaustein elderly care center: Courtyard sculpture, 12 photographic light objects, 100-part photo series (Piezo prints on laid paper), Baden-Würtenberg, Germany

2005/06
• ‘sandameerig – zeitenflusz’, conceptual permanent installation, Erbach elderly care center, Baden-Würtenberg, Germany

2003/04
• ‘The Physician’s Oath’, light stelae for Blaubeuren health center, permanent installation, Baden-Würtenberg, Germany

APPLIED ART (selection)
2003
• ‘Die Frau im Dunkeln’, Evelin Förster, set design, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2002
• ‘GoDrag!’, exhibition architecture, Theatre foyer Tacheles, Berlin

2001
• ‘BildWortBühne’, Bridge Markland, exhibition architecture, Blauer Salon, Berlin

1999
• ‘Festival der Geister’, visual arts section, exhibition architecture, 3rd. and 4th. floor, Blauer Salon, Tacheles, Berlin

1997
• ‘Entre deux Mers’ (short film), director: Jeanette Wagner, art direction, Lasco, Berlin

1993-1997
• Various set design work for ‘Theater ExLibris’, Munich and ‘Theater im Altstadthof’, Nuremberg   

PERFORMANCE (selection)

1998-2000
• ‘eject- The Long Night of Odd Films’, appearance as multi-media presenter in diverse roles, ‘HP 2000’ (1998), ‘Madame Bleu’ (1999) and ‘Prof. Pavlov’ (2000), interfilm, Berlin

1998
• Guest performance of ‘The Kingdom’ at Strike Gallery, London, England
• ‘thomas bernhard. eine einschärfung’, Peter-Weiss-Stiftung für Kunst und Politik e. V., ‘Die lange Nacht des Thomas Bernhard’, Meinblau e.V., Berlin

1997
• ‘Kingdom - Die lange Nacht in der Klinik’, group performance with film programme, Meinblau e.V., Berlin  

AWARDS, DISTINCTIONS, ETC. (selection)
 
2005 - 2011
• Funding of Meinblau e.V. from Stiftung Pfefferberg

2005 - 2007
• Two-year funding of Meinblau e.V. from Pankow cultural office

2002/2003
• Contract for work with Berliner Künstlerförderung

1999
• Menzione (distinction) in the context of ‘Expressions of Youth’, Urbino, Italy and others from Prof. Enzo Cannaviello (Presidente dell’ Associazione Galleristi d’arte contemporanea italiana) and Bettina Heldenstein (Casino Luxembourg)

1998
• 1st Prize Bochum Short Film Festival (art direction for “entre deux mers” directed by Jeanette Wagner)   

Projectinfo

"Führer"-balls as a speciality of the colony of Austria as part of the exhibition "PCFS-Post-Colonial Flagship Store" at freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL